Vesuvianite is also known as Idiocrase – serves as a link to the higher self. Gives you freedom from restraint or confinement. Works to clear past life experiences of danger or fear. Clears negative thought patterns and opens one to creativity. Assists with cooperative effort and is excellent to use where such energy is wanted. Vesuvianite opens the mind and provides a link to the higher self and helps one release feelings of imprisonment and extreme danger, whether from this lifetime or others. Vesuvianite is a crystal found in limestone formations and was first discovered near lavas on Mt. Vesuvius, Italy.